5G trends for 2019

Here is my collection of relevant trend for 5G networks for 2019: The most newsworthy stories in wireless today are all about 5G. In 2019, we enter a cautious, early-adoption phase of this next generation of wireless technology. 2019 will be the year when we see the first commercial networks turning on and first handsets

AT&T Release Specifications to Help Build 5G Cell Sites

http://about.att.com/story/2018/5g_cell_specifications.html AT&T is releasing to the Open Compute Project detailed specifications for a cell site gateway router, following up on an earlier commitment. This “white box” blueprint is a reference design that any hardware maker can use as a guide to build these routers. AT&T plans to install them at tens of thousands of cell

Meet Martti, the Finnish Robocar That Uses 5G – IEEE Spectrum

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/wireless/full-capabilities-of-5g-networks-in-autonomous-vehicles-explored How will 5G work with self-driving cars? A new 5G-enabled robot car in Finland offers some clues. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and mobile giant Nokia have joined forces to determine how 5G networks can transmit information to and from vehicles while on the road. They are testing the capabilities of 5G network

Experts Disagree on Top Applications for 5G – IEEE Spectrum

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/wireless/optimisim-and-skepticism-meet-headtohead-at-5g-forum When it comes to the rollout of 5G networks, carriers and equipment suppliers are all in. On the other hand, in 5G’s current development cycle, at least on academic expert is taking a more skeptical position. It seems that the design philosophy of 5G has quite successfully achieved “green” (efficient) and “soft” (agile) aims

Second set of 5G standards ratified | EDN

https://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/5g-waves/4460792/Second-set-of-5G-standards-ratified The specifications for the standalone version of 5G New Radio (SA 5G NR) are now set. It represents progress, and it was delivered on schedule. Those who participated in the development of the new standard called it “a major milestone” NSA 5G NR enables wireless network operators to upgrade their 4G networks with advanced

5G is in Danger of Being Oversold – IEEE Spectrum

https://spectrum.ieee.org/telecom/internet/5g-is-in-danger-of-being-oversold It seems that 5G has become a technology savior. Proponents tout the poorly defined wireless technology as the path to virtual reality, telemedicine, and self-⁠driving cars. But 5G is a buzzword unleashed by marketing departments. In reality, 5G is a term that telecommunications investors and executives sling around. Millimeter-wave spectrum is freely available for

What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2018 | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/12/what-to-expect-from-mobile-world-congress-2018/ The world’s largest phone show is set for Barcelona later this month. Few things are certain yet. It seems pretty clear that 5G will once again be taking center stage. Samsung announced its plans to launch its flagship at the event.

Finland is the Mobile Data Capitol of the World – IEEE Spectrum

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/wireless/what-the-finnish-obsession-with-mobile-data-says-about-5g It seems that we really need 5G in Finland before 4G slows down too much due high use of it. Several factors make Finland a potential sandbox for 5G developers: the average person in Finland used about 20 gigabytes (GB) of mobile data in December 2017, a dramatic rise from the 2016 average of